Ottawa police have closed a block to traffic in the vicinity of Deschamps and Marier avenues.
A woman died after being hit by a van on Friday morning at the intersection of Deschamps and Marier avenues in the Vanier neighborhood of Ottawa.
The fatal collision occurred around 5:40 a.m., according to information relayed by the Ottawa Paramedic Service.
The pedestrian died on the scene of the accident.
A pedestrian lost her life after being hit by a van on Friday morning in the Vanier district.
Due to a police investigation, Marier Avenue is closed between Montreal Road and Carillon Street. Access to Deschamps Avenue is also blocked at Olmstead Avenue.
Ottawa Police are asking to avoid the area .
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For his part, Rideau-Vanier Councilor Mathieu Fleury offered his condolences to the loved ones of the victim. One death on our roads is too much, he wrote on Twitter. [Many details are still unknown, but I will be attentive to the recommendations of the investigation, he added.